A durable power of attorney allows an agent to continue acting on behalf of a principal—the person creating a power of attorney—following the principal’s incapacity.
What Is a Durable Power of Attorney vs. a Non-Durable Power of Attorney?
Durable vs. Non-Durable Power of Attorney: Key Differences and Implications
By contrast, an agent’s powers under a non-durable power of attorney will expire upon the principal’s incapacity.
In Colorado, powers of attorney are considered by default to be durable and would require specific language to make them non-durable.